EP. 16 – LUCE IRIGARAY
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Guest co-host Amy Schiller joins John (and B, kind of) to discuss essays from This Sex Which is Not one by Luce Irigaray, as well as a short passage from her Marine Lover of Friedrich Nietzsche. The conversations open with Amy’s ‘vagina park’ overview of Irigaray’s project, seamlessly segueing into discussing Irigaray’s feminist critique of phallogocentrism in Western reason, ontology, and epistemology and the status of the feminine in her writing. The dialogue moves on to explore her appropriation of Marx in the discussion of the exchange of women as well as the critique of her essentialism and the ethics of redeeming problematic feminist pasts. The discussion ends by juxtaposing Irigaray with Nietzsche and with Beauvoir.
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Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Irigaray
“Voices from the Depths: Reading ‘Love’ in Luce Irigaray’s ‘Marine Lover'” by Joanna Faulkner in diacritics
Playlist of Irigaray videos on YouTube
A.O. Movement Collective’s ETLE Universe project